With Father’s Day weekend just around the corner, there’s a few unique and delicious events and dining options offered by a select number of Austin’s best restaurants perfect to treat any food-enthusiast dad to.
On Deck at Geraldine’s
Geraldine’s summer cocktail series On Deck continues on Sunday, June 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Held on the fourth floor pool deck, June’s On Deck event will feature cocktails inspired by dad and a live DJ set from DJ Mixer Rogers. The cocktail menu will feature Barrel of Monkeys with Monkey Shoulder Scotch, Cherry Herring, grapefruit juice and Dolin Rouge; Cucumber Collins with Hendrick’s Gin, lemon, sugar, cucumber and soda; Icelandic Mule with Reyka Vodka, lime and ginger beer; Irish Sour with Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, lemon and sugar. Come celebrate Father’s Day and introduce your dad to the Rainey Street hot spot. Free and open to the public. facebook.com/events/284693065197308/
Italian Brunch or Dinner at Juliet Ristorante
Treat dad to a nice dinner or weekend brunch at Juliet Ristorante. Executive Chef Jacob Weaver and his team bring together an inventive Italian menu thoughtfully sourced ingredients from across central Texas. Juliet brings inventive Italian to the heart of Austin, nestled among the trees on beautiful Barton Springs.
Staycation at Travaasa Austin
Book Dad a weekend getaway at Travaasa and enjoy hatchet throwing, paddleboarding, a whiskey tasting and more. Whether or not he thinks spas are not manly, the Men’s “What Ales You” package at Travaasa Austin, invites you into the Western Sky Room built with the most rugged of men in mind, and surrounded by pinewood, plush bedding and beer. This exclusive men’s package begins with a 90 min Therapeutic Muscle Relief Massage followed by a Men’s Tap Pedicure and an organic, locally crafted Texas ale.
For Dad’s that love wine – The Infinite Monkey Theorem
Enjoy IMT’s patio and patio games while sipping on a bottle of Bubbles Universe, IMT’s first Texas sparkling wine. Enjoy hearty grub from Buzz Mill’s 1776 Cheesecake Co. and bring your thinking caps for trivia at 7:30 p.m.
All-day brunch at Snooze, an A.M. Eatery
Stay out of the kitchen and let Snooze’s team do the cooking. From Eggs Benny to Pancake Flights, dad is sure to be pleased with your gift to him: a fully belly. Snooze’s cocktail menu includes micheladas, Snooze Fashioned’s and more.
Sunday Steak Night at Chicon
Every Sunday night starting at 5PM, Chicon is offering a 12 oz Niman Ranch Prime Ribeye for $28 plus select sides with martinis, whisky, and wine available for $6 each. This offering is in addition to the restaurant’s menu. If you’re still needing Father‘s Day suggestions, Sunday Steak Night could be the perfect treat for dad this weekend or it’s a great deal available weekly for Sunday dinner.
Join Olamaie, Chicon, Contigo, Parkside, Barley Swine/Odd Duck, Fabi + Rosi, Juniper, The Hightower, Thai Fresh, Fresa’s Ice Cream, Salt & Straw Ice Cream at Springdale Farm on Father‘s Day to help our feathered friends at Dewberry Farms. Dewberry provides the restaurants you love with sustainably and kindly raised chickens. This event is a fundraiser help Dewberry Hills Farm repair and rebuild facilities damaged in last year’s tornado and by recent floods. Bars will be stocked by Sourced Craft Cocktails, Deep Eddy Vodka, Argus Cidery, Austin Beerworks, Austin Eastciders, Glazer’s Distributors, Goose Island Beer Company, Hendrick’s Gin, High Brew Coffee, Hops and Grains, Lone Star Beer, Patika Coffee, and Texas Tea.
Father’s Day at Punchbowl Social
Forget the necktie and sappy greeting card this Father’s Day. Give dad what he really wants on Sunday, June 19th, with a fun, hands-on outing at Punch Bowl Social (11310 Domain Dr., http://punchbowlsocial.com/). With its perfect blend of elevated comfort food, craft beverages and old school games, Punch Bowl Social is the ultimate venue to honor this most important guy in your life. And, if your dad is sure shot, his meal just might be on the house. Every dad gets one chance to bowl a strike and three attempts to hit a dartboard bulls-eye. Nail one of these and dad dines for free. And because every dad has earned a beverage or two, Punch Bowl Social is offering the following Father’s Day drink specials $2 old man cans (Lone Star, Coors, Rolling Rock, Miller High Life, Budweiser) and $5 old fashioned.
Father-Son Presidential Golf Package at Omni Barton Creek Resort
Omni Barton Creek hosted Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush for their game of golf with the president of Argentina at our Fazio Foothills golf course in January 1999. In honor of this piece of presidential golfing history, the property is offering a Father-Son Presidential Promotion, reverting back to 1999’s golf prices for a limited time only for this election year. All father and son resort guests are invited to book their golf round at the special starting rate of $100 per person including daily Art of Breakfast buffet in the Hill Country Dining Room. Upon check-in, the father and son will receive a sleeve of golf balls featuring the American flag. More info at: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/austin-barton-creek/specials/father-son-package.
Freedmen’s Craft Cocktails at Kettle & Brine
Give Dad what he really wants this Father’s Day: a drink! Austin’s premier kitchen and home accouterment store, offering a curated assortment of thoughtfully sourced must-have items for the efficient kitchen, consummate host and gracious guest. Dads can enjoy a Cocktail Workshop with Freedmen’s Beverage Director Brandon Garvey Saturday, June 18, 3 PM, $35.00 per person. Learn how to make Freedmen’s signature Whiskey Grapefruit Collins and Summer Old Fashioned all whilst sampling Freedmen’s fine BBQ and smooth drinks. Ticket includes 2 Cocktails, 1 Mason Jar Shaker Set (retails for $29), 1 Hand-carved wooden mixing spoon (retails for $10), and sampling of Freedmen’s BBQ.
Father‘s Day Brunch Featuring Lobster Dishes at Andiamo
Andiamo will open its doors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 19 for a special Father’s Day brunch event ($35 per person), during which families can enjoy the Linguine Al Sugo Di Aragosta and paired white wine special. Made in-house with fresh Maine lobsters and garden-picked produce procured from Central Texas farms, Andiamo’s Linguine Al Sugo Di Aragosta dish is a classic Italian favorite featuring an entire lobster tail sautéed in garlic, crushed red pepper, diced tomatoes and white wine, creating a delicate yet zesty sauce that tops a bed of house-made linguine pasta. For more information about Andiamo, the summer season lobster special and the special Father’s Day brunch event, call (512) 719-3377, or visit www.AndiamoItaliano.com.
Cantine Italian Bar & Caffine
CANTINE will offer 1/2 price pizzas, plus 1/2 price on draft beer and cocktails for dad during dinner service.
Max’s Wine Dive Father‘s Day
Treat Dad to brunch at MAX’s Wine Dive this Father’s Day! Chef Mason will be offering a special of: Grilled Niman Ranch tomahawk (12 oz) with quail sausage jambalaya, crawfish hollandaise and duck egg for $49.50. We’ll also have our regular brunch menu with all of your favorites, plus mimosas AND man-mosas! Call 512 904 0111 or visit our website to make your reservations today! http://www.maxswinedive.com/austin-san-jacinto-blvd/reservations
Dad Feeling the Burn at Burn Pizza + Bar
Burn Pizza + Bar is celebrating Dad with 1/2 off its brand new brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Throw back a Root Beer Old Fashioned (or two) while Dad feasts on Breakfast Pizza (pancetta, potato, egg, cheese, house salsa verde and Calabrian hot sauce), Eggs & Cheese (pulled house mozzarella, poached eggs, oyster mushroom, herb salad, truffle oil, grilled bread), and Skillet Eggs (eggs baked in marinara, Fontina, Parmesan, arugula, artichokes, olives, grilled bread).